Latest Blood Cancer Stories

2014-01-23 16:24:44

Grant Program Addresses Three Critical Areas of Blood Cancer Research WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the fourteen researchers who will receive funding through the Quest for Cures program - a new grant program that addresses three critical areas of blood cancer research. The three priority areas are: monitoring tumor cell heterogeneity and its contribution to response or resistance to therapy; molecular...

2014-01-22 12:26:50

The top national LLS partner helping to make Someday, Today, for blood cancer WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12(th) consecutive year, Burlington joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® campaign to raise funds to help find cures and ensure access treatments for patients with blood cancer by encouraging customers to make a donation at check-out. Over the 17 week campaign hosted from July through October 2013, Burlington raised...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'